first_imgA LABOUR CANDIDATE who featured in viral video in which she was abused while canvassing has gained a seat on her local council.Martina Genockey, who was running in Tallaght-South, had her campaign overshadowed by a video in which local residents branded her a “Labour Traitor”.The Jobstown residents added that there wasn’t “a chance in hell” that they would vote for her.However, 740 people did, winning her a 9.4 per cent share of the vote and gaining a place on the six-seat LEA. Source: Broadsheet Ie/YouTubeRead: Labour candidate verbally abused while out canvassing >More: Who is your new local councillor? Here’s a list of everyone elected so far >last_img

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